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Burnside Farm

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Northend Road, Stromness, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Even though the furnishings in the room are a bit dated reflecting the 1940's character of the house, everything was super clean and the bathroom was amazing (we were in the Hoy room which had views to the town and harbor). Joy does a terrific breakfast and is a lovely host. Loved staying there and loved Orkney.

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Very welcoming,high standard is miantained through out the B&B, at breakfast you are offered a wide choice of home grown produce and locally bought produce the breakfast will keep you going for most of the day. We occupied the North View room with our own beautiful bathroom outside the bed room I first thought this may be a problem but... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We had a great three night stay at Burnside Farm. We stayed in the Hoy View room which was roomy and comfortable with a great view and a very nice, modern ensuite bathroom. The breakfasts were fabulous including home made and locally produced items, all very delicious. It is conveniently located just on the edge of Stromness, well situated for... More 

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Hawick, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Warm welcome with delicious homemade cakes. Large comfortable bedroom with the biggest bed we have ever seen with a state of the art shower room. And then there was the wonderful homemade shortbread biscuits to have with our early morning cup of tea.

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Thank normanlatimer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

If you plan to have Stromness as your base for your adventures on the Orkney, consider the Burnside Farm! The food, hosts, and accommodations were excellent, and there were shortbread cookies in our room which made for a great snack during our sightseeing. The bathrooms have been updated and have a nice modern feel, inclusive of a rain shower. We... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Our room was of the highest quality, nicely decorated, and very clean. Breakfast was hearty and delicious. Also, there were delicious homemade shortbreads and tea in the room. I highly recommend Burnside Farms.

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Haworth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Burnside is in an idyllic setting overlooking Stromness and across to Hoy. Our room (Scapa View) was huge with a large en suite (amazing shower), king size bed and home made shortbread biscuits! Joy the landlady was so friendly, welcoming us with a pot of tea and more home made cakes. Breakfast is around a large table shared with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Joy is a fabulous host and we were made to feel very welcome. The B&B is situated perfect distance from the town with beautiful views looking over the the Isle of Hoy. Plentiful breakfast, very comfy bed in the North View room with what looked like a recently refurbed bathroom, excellent fasilities. We stayed 3nights, waking up to a beautiful... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Burnside Farm is an easy walk from the harbor. The hostess is warm and inviting. She is an excellent cook. The room was very comfortable with a beautiful view of the harbor. I would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Everything about our stay at Burnside was good: the food, the hosts, the room with its lovely linens and bathroom with all kinds of thoughtful touches. Joy even let us bring in dinner to eat at the dining room one night, supplying us with plates and utensils. I can't recommend Burnside enough.

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